Inhalation of oxygen aimed at restoring toward normal any pathophysiologic alterations of gas exchange in the cardiopulmonary system, as by the use of a respirator, nasal catheter, tent, chamber, or mask. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.
The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.
Devices that cause a liquid or solid to be converted into an aerosol (spray) or a vapor. It is used in drug administration by inhalation, humidification of ambient air, and in certain analytical instruments.
Water in its gaseous state. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A variety of devices used in conjunction with METERED DOSE INHALERS. Their purpose is to hold the released medication for inhalation and make it easy for the patients to inhale the metered dose of medication into their lungs.
Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.
Substances made up of an aggregation of small particles, as that obtained by grinding or trituration of a solid drug. In pharmacy it is a form in which substances are administered. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A small aerosol canister used to release a calibrated amount of medication for inhalation.
Agents that cause an increase in the expansion of a bronchus or bronchial tubes.
Drugs that are used to treat asthma.
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.
Pulmonary injury following the breathing in of toxic smoke from burning materials such as plastics, synthetics, building materials, etc. This injury is the most frequent cause of death in burn patients.
Burns of the respiratory tract caused by heat or inhaled chemicals.
The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
Molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. These reactive oxygen intermediates include SINGLET OXYGEN; SUPEROXIDES; PEROXIDES; HYDROXYL RADICAL; and HYPOCHLOROUS ACID. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of PHAGOCYTES, regulation of signal transduction and gene expression, and the oxidative damage to NUCLEIC ACIDS; PROTEINS; and LIPIDS.
The act of BREATHING in.
A primary headache disorder that is characterized by severe, strictly unilateral PAIN which is orbital, supraorbital, temporal or in any combination of these sites, lasting 15-180 min. occurring 1 to 8 times a day. The attacks are associated with one or more of the following, all of which are ipsilateral: conjunctival injection, lacrimation, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, facial SWEATING, eyelid EDEMA, and miosis. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Conditions in which the primary symptom is HEADACHE and the headache cannot be attributed to any known causes.
The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.
Various conditions with the symptom of HEADACHE. Headache disorders are classified into major groups, such as PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on characteristics of their headache symptoms) and SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on their etiologies). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Secondary headache disorders attributed to a variety of cranial or cervical vascular disorders, such as BRAIN ISCHEMIA; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; and CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS.
The therapeutic intermittent administration of oxygen in a chamber at greater than sea-level atmospheric pressures (three atmospheres). It is considered effective treatment for air and gas embolisms, smoke inhalation, acute carbon monoxide poisoning, caisson disease, clostridial gangrene, etc. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992). The list of treatment modalities includes stroke.
Toxic asphyxiation due to the displacement of oxygen from oxyhemoglobin by carbon monoxide.
Common foot problems in persons with DIABETES MELLITUS, caused by any combination of factors such as DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES; PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES; and INFECTION. With the loss of sensation and poor circulation, injuries and infections often lead to severe foot ulceration, GANGRENE and AMPUTATION.
A readily reversible suspension of sensorimotor interaction with the environment, usually associated with recumbency and immobility.
Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APNEA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types.
Simultaneous and continuous monitoring of several parameters during sleep to study normal and abnormal sleep. The study includes monitoring of brain waves, to assess sleep stages, and other physiological variables such as breathing, eye movements, and blood oxygen levels which exhibit a disrupted pattern with sleep disturbances.
A disorder characterized by recurrent apneas during sleep despite persistent respiratory efforts. It is due to upper airway obstruction. The respiratory pauses may induce HYPERCAPNIA or HYPOXIA. Cardiac arrhythmias and elevation of systemic and pulmonary arterial pressures may occur. Frequent partial arousals occur throughout sleep, resulting in relative SLEEP DEPRIVATION and daytime tiredness. Associated conditions include OBESITY; ACROMEGALY; MYXEDEMA; micrognathia; MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY; adenotonsilar dystrophy; and NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p395)
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
The phenomenon of youthfulness, vitality, and freshness being restored. This can apply to appearance, TISSUES, organ functions, or other areas.
A system of organs and tissues that process and transport immune cells and LYMPH.
The deposition of flaky, translucent fibrillar material most conspicuous on the anterior lens capsule and pupillary margin but also in both surfaces of the iris, the zonules, trabecular meshwork, ciliary body, corneal endothelium, and orbital blood vessels. It sometimes forms a membrane on the anterior iris surface. Exfoliation refers to the shedding of pigment by the iris. (Newell, Ophthalmology, 7th ed, p380)
Characteristics or attributes of persons or things which elicit pleasurable feelings.
The interstitial fluid that is in the LYMPHATIC SYSTEM.
Apparatus, devices, or supplies intended for one-time or temporary use.
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.
A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.
Instruments used for injecting or withdrawing fluids. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A bilateral retinopathy occurring in premature infants treated with excessively high concentrations of oxygen, characterized by vascular dilatation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment, with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass that can be seen as a dense retrolental membrane. Usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia, and blindness may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A chronic lung disease developed after OXYGEN INHALATION THERAPY or mechanical ventilation (VENTILATION, MECHANICAL) usually occurring in certain premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE) or newborn infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN). Histologically, it is characterized by the unusual abnormalities of the bronchioles, such as METAPLASIA, decrease in alveolar number, and formation of CYSTS.
An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1500 grams (3.3 lbs), regardless of gestational age.
A methylxanthine naturally occurring in some beverages and also used as a pharmacological agent. Caffeine's most notable pharmacological effect is as a central nervous system stimulant, increasing alertness and producing agitation. It also relaxes SMOOTH MUSCLE, stimulates CARDIAC MUSCLE, stimulates DIURESIS, and appears to be useful in the treatment of some types of headache. Several cellular actions of caffeine have been observed, but it is not entirely clear how each contributes to its pharmacological profile. Among the most important are inhibition of cyclic nucleotide PHOSPHODIESTERASES, antagonism of ADENOSINE RECEPTORS, and modulation of intracellular calcium handling.
An infant during the first month after birth.
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.

Combined effects of nitric oxide and oxygen during acute pulmonary vasodilator testing. (1/889)

OBJECTIVES: We compared the ability of inhaled nitric oxide (NO), oxygen (O2) and nitric oxide in oxygen (NO+O2) to identify reactive pulmonary vasculature in pulmonary hypertensive patients during acute vasodilator testing at cardiac catheterization. BACKGROUND: In patients with pulmonary hypertension, decisions regarding suitability for corrective surgery, transplantation and assessment of long-term prognosis are based on results obtained during acute pulmonary vasodilator testing. METHODS: In group 1, 46 patients had hemodynamic measurements in room air (RA), 100% O2, return to RA and NO (80 parts per million [ppm] in RA). In group 2, 25 additional patients were studied in RA, 100% O2 and 80 ppm NO in oxygen (NO+O2). RESULTS: In group 1, O2 decreased pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) (mean+/-SEM) from 17.2+/-2.1 U.m2 to 11.1+/-1.5 U.m2 (p < 0.05). Nitric oxide caused a comparable decrease from 17.8+/-2.2 U.m2 to 11.7+/-1.7 U.m2 (p < 0.05). In group 2, PVR decreased from 20.1+/-2.6 U.m2 to 14.3+/-1.9 U.m2 in O2 (p < 0.05) and further to 10.5+/-1.7 U.m2 in NO+O2 (p < 0.05). A response of 20% or more reduction in PVR was seen in 22/25 patients with NO+O2 compared with 16/25 in O2 alone (p = 0.01). CONCLUSIONS: Inhaled NO and O2 produced a similar degree of selective pulmonary vasodilation. Our data suggest that combination testing with NO + O2 provides additional pulmonary vasodilation in patients with a reactive pulmonary vascular bed in a selective, safe and expeditious fashion during cardiac catheterization. The combination of NO+O2 identifies patients with significant pulmonary vasoreactivity who might not be recognized if O2 or NO were used separately.  (+info)

Long-term morbidity and mortality following hypoxaemic lower respiratory tract infection in Gambian children. (2/889)

Acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) are the main cause of death in young children worldwide. We report here the results of a study to determine the long-term survival of children admitted to hospital with severe pneumonia. The study was conducted on 190 Gambian children admitted to hospital in 1992-94 for ALRI who survived to discharge. Of these, 83 children were hypoxaemic and were treated with oxygen, and 107 were not. On follow-up in 1996-97, 62% were traced. Of the children with hypoxaemia, 8 had died, compared with 4 of those without. The mortality rates were 4.8 and, 2.2 deaths per 100 child-years of follow-up for hypoxaemic and non-hypoxaemic children, respectively (P = 0.2). Mortality was higher for children who had been malnourished (Z-score < -2) when seen in hospital (rate ratio = 3.2; 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.03-10.29; P = 0.045). Children with younger siblings experienced less frequent subsequent respiratory infections (rate ratio for further hospitalization with respiratory illness = 0.15; 95% CI = 0.04-0.50; P = 0.002). Children in Gambia who survive hospital admission with hypoxaemic pneumonia have a good prognosis. Survival depends more on nutritional status than on having been hypoxaemic. Investment in oxygen therapy appears justified, and efforts should be made to improve nutrition in malnourished children with pneumonia.  (+info)

Electrocardiographic signs of chronic cor pulmonale: A negative prognostic finding in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (3/889)

BACKGROUND: Chronic cor pulmonale (CCP) is a strong predictor of death in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aims of this study were to assess the prognostic role of individual ECG signs of CCP and of the interaction between these signs and abnormal arterial blood gases. METHODS AND RESULTS: Two hundred sixty-three patients (217 men) with COPD, mean age 67+/-9 years, were grouped according to whether they had no ECG signs (group 1, n=100) or >/=1 ECG signs (group 2, n=163) of CCP and were followed up for 13 years after an exacerbation of respiratory failure. The median survival was significantly shorter in group 2 than in group 1 (2.58 versus 3. 45 years, respectively; Mantel-Cox test, 9.58; P=0.002). The Cox regression analysis identified S1S2S3 pattern, right atrial overload (RAO), and alveolar-arterial oxygen gradient (PAO2-PaO2) >48 mm Hg during oxygen therapy as the strongest predictors of death, with hazard rate (HR)=1.81 (95% CI, 1.22 to 2.69), HR=1.58 (95% CI, 1.15 to 2.18), and HR=1.96 (95% CI, 1.19 to 3.25), respectively. The median survivals of patients having both S1S2S3 pattern and RAO (n=14) and of patients having either S1S2S3 pattern or RAO (n=77) were 1.33 and 2.70 years, respectively (P=0.022). Group 2 patients had a 3-year survival of 18% or 53%, depending on whether their PAO2-PaO2 during oxygen therapy was or was not >48 mm Hg. CONCLUSIONS: Some ECG signs of CCP and PAO2-PaO2 >48 mm Hg during oxygen therapy qualified as a simple and inexpensive tool for targeting subsets of COPD patients with severe or very severe short-term prognosis.  (+info)

Early inhaled glucocorticoid therapy to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia. (4/889)

BACKGROUND: The safety and efficacy of inhaled glucocorticoid therapy for asthma stimulated its use in infants to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia. We tested the hypothesis that early therapy with inhaled glucocorticoids would decrease the frequency of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants. METHODS: We conducted a randomized, multicenter trial of inhaled beclomethasone or placebo in 253 infants, 3 to 14 days old, born before 33 weeks of gestation and weighing 1250 g or less at birth, who required ventilation therapy. Beclomethasone was delivered in a decreasing dosage, from 40 to 5 microg per kilogram of body weight per day, for four weeks. The primary outcome measure was bronchopulmonary dysplasia at 28 days of age. Secondary outcomes included bronchopulmonary dysplasia at 36 weeks of postmenstrual age, the need for systemic glucocorticoid therapy, the need for bronchodilator therapy, the duration of respiratory support, and death. RESULTS: One hundred twenty-three infants received beclomethasone, and 130 received placebo. The frequency of bronchopulmonary dysplasia was similar in the two groups: 43 percent in the beclomethasone group and 45 percent in the placebo group at 28 days of age, and 18 percent in the beclomethasone group and 20 percent in the placebo group at 36 weeks of postmenstrual age. At 28 days of age, fewer infants in the beclomethasone group than in the placebo group were receiving systemic glucocorticoid therapy (relative risk, 0.6; 95 percent confidence interval, 0.4 to 1.0) and mechanical ventilation (relative risk, 0.8; 95 percent confidence interval, 0.6 to 1.0). CONCLUSIONS: Early beclomethasone therapy did not prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia but was associated with lower rates of use of systemic glucocorticoid therapy and mechanical ventilation.  (+info)

Evaluation of routine tracheal extubation in children: inflating or suctioning technique? (5/889)

We studied prospectively the effects of the technique of tracheal extubation on arterial haemoglobin oxygen saturation (SpO2) in 120 ASA I-III children, mean age 5.3 (range 0.25-16.9) yr. At completion of surgery, tracheal extubation was performed when spontaneous ventilation had resumed, children were fully awake and SpO2 was 99-100%. Children were allocated randomly to receive a single lung inflation manoeuvre with 100% oxygen before tracheal extubation (group I; n = 59) or to have the tracheal tube removed while applying suction through the tube (group S; n = 61). SpO2 was monitored during the first 5 min after tracheal extubation in the operating room. Supplementary oxygen was given if SpO2 decreased to less than 92%. The time between tracheal extubation and decrease in SpO2 to 92% (T92) was recorded. Children in group S required oxygen administration more frequently after tracheal extubation than those in group I (65.6% vs 45.8%; P = 0.04), and had a three-fold shortening of T92 (mean 25 (SD 19) s vs 85 (63) s; P = 0.0001). These effects were more pronounced in children less than 4 yr of age compared with older children. We conclude that tracheal extubation greatly impaired oxygenation and therefore administration of oxygen was appropriate. This impairment was more marked when suction was used, and in young children. Lung inflation with 100% oxygen before removal of the tracheal tube is advised before routine tracheal extubation in children.  (+info)

Vital capacity and tidal volume preoxygenation with a mouthpiece. (6/889)

We have measured oxygen wash-in in 20 volunteers undergoing preoxygenation with a face mask, mouthpiece alone and a mouthpiece with a noseclip, in a crossover study. Tidal volume breathing and maximal deep breath techniques were studied with each type of equipment. When tidal volume breathing was used, the face mask and mouthpiece with noseclip were comparable, but the mouthpiece alone achieved a lower end-expiratory oxygen concentration than the two other methods after 3 min (P < 0.001 and P < 0.01), and after 5 min (P < 0.05 in each case). Conversely, during preoxygenation with vital capacity breaths, the mouthpiece and mouthpiece with noseclip were comparable, and both were more effective than the face mask (P < 0.001). In a second study, 20 patients who had undergone preoxygenation before induction of anaesthesia were asked later if they would have preferred the face mask or mouthpiece for this procedure. Significantly more patients (14 of 18 who expressed a preference) favoured the mouthpiece (P < 0.05; confidence limits 0.56-0.92).  (+info)

Inadvertent inhalation anaesthesia during surgery under retrobulbar eye block. (7/889)

I describe a case of inadvertent inhalation anaesthesia during surgery under retrobulbar anaesthesia and its management. Some of the hazards of supplementary oxygen delivery during monitored anaesthetic care and the actions taken to prevent this mishap recurring are discussed.  (+info)

Cost minimisation analysis of provision of oxygen at home: are the drug tariff guidelines cost effective? (8/889)

OBJECTIVES: To determine the level of oxygen cylinder use at which it becomes more cost effective to provide oxygen by concentrator at home in Northern Ireland, and to examine potential cost savings if cylinder use above this level had been replaced by concentrator in 1996. DESIGN: Cost minimisation analysis. SETTING: Area health boards in Northern Ireland. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Cost effective cut off point for switch to provision of oxygen from cylinder to concentrator. Potential maximum and minimum savings in Northern Ireland (sensitivity analysis) owing to switch to more cost effective strategy on the basis of provision of cylinders in 1996. RESULTS: In Northern Ireland it is currently cost effective to provide oxygen by concentrator when the patient is using three or more cylinders per month independent of the duration of the prescription. More widespread use of concentrators at this level of provision is likely to lead to a cost saving. CONCLUSIONS: The Drug Tariff prescribing guidelines, advocating that provision of oxygen by concentrator becomes cheaper when 21 cylinders are being used per month-are currently inaccurate in Northern Ireland. Regional health authorities should review their current arrangements for provision of oxygen at home and perform a cost analysis to determine at what level it becomes more cost effective to provide oxygen by concentrator.  (+info)

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TY - JOUR. T1 - Hypoxia imaging of tumor and spatiotemporal analysis during oxygen inhalation. AU - Yamada, Ryo. AU - Horinouchi, Hirohisa. AU - Tsukada, Kosuke. PY - 2012. Y1 - 2012. N2 - Tumor hypoxia is considered a potential therapeutic problem because it reduces the effects of radiation therapy. Clinical experience has shown that long-term tumor oxygenation cannot be achieved with oxygen inhalation, but the mechanisms behind this phenomenon remain unknown. In this study, we designed an optical system for evaluating spatiotemporal changes in tissue oxygen tension (pO2) by phosphorescence quenching. The system can measure continuous changes in pO2 at a fixed point and can also perform two-dimensional mapping of pO2 in any part of the tumor tissue. We implanted tumor tissue in a dorsal skinfold chamber of C57BL/6 mice and observed tumor growth. The mice received oxygen inhalation and pO2 was measured. Tumor pO2 increased after inhalation but the oxygen level was not maintained despite ...
A group of organizations representing home oxygen therapy patients, physicians, home oxygen providers, and oxygen system manufacturers issued a statement opposing provisions in the Presidents proposed 2008 budget that would threaten the home oxygen therapy benefit in Medicare. The group, which includes the American Association for Homecare, the National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care, and National Home Oxygen Patients Association, strongly objected to a proposal in the budget that would force Medicare patients to assume the burden of owning and managing medical oxygen equipment in their homes after only 13 months of use. Currently, funding is capped at 36 months. Concerns over the proposed cuts are compounded by the fact that the Medicare home oxygen benefit is still experiencing the impact of several years of cuts enacted by Congress as part of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 and the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. The statement says, We believe the proposed change in
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases usually caused by smoking. When symptoms become particularly bad this is called an exacerbation. Some exacerbations of COPD can be very severe and patients need support from breathing machines (ventilators) in addition to oxygen therapy. Previous studies have examined whether the use of a ventilator at home, termed home mechanical ventilation, could help improve peoples breathing and reduce the need for readmission to hospital, but these studied have not been able to demonstrate a benefit. This is thought to be due to the poor design of the studies rather than failure of the ventilator itself. This study is a UK-wide study to investigate if home mechanical ventilation in addition to home oxygen therapy is better than home oxygen therapy on its own ...
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BACKGROUND: Long term oxygen therapy (LTOT) has a strong evidence base in COPD patients with respiratory failure, but prescribing practices are recognized to need reform to ensure appropriate use and minimize costs. In the UK, since February 2006, all Home Oxygen prescription is issued by hospitals, making respiratory specialists totally in charge of home oxygen prescription. It has been widely noted that inappropriate home oxygen, often for intermittent use (short burst), is frequently prescribed in patients with COPD and related conditions with the intention to prevent hospital admissions outside of evidence based LTOT guidelines. We participated in a national Lung Improvement Project aimed at making LTOT use more evidence based. We utilised this unique opportunity of studying the effect of removal of oxygen from COPD patients (who did not meet LTOT criteria) on hospital admission rates.. METHODS: Primary and secondary care data sources were used to identify patients with COPD in a single ...
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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) - Home oxygen users often experience problems related to their oxygen equipment that may impact their quality of life, according to a report published in the December issue of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.. Susan S. Jacobs, R.N., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues present recommendations from a multidisciplinary workshop convened with the goal of optimizing home oxygen therapy for adults.. The researchers note that the ideal supplemental oxygen therapy is patient-specific and should be provided by a qualified clinician and include an individualized prescription and a program of therapeutic education; oxygen systems that are safe, promote mobility, and treat hypoxemia should be offered. Oxygen users have recently reported problems with home oxygen use, including significant functional, mechanical, and financial problems and a lack of education related to the equipment; these can impact quality of life. Health care ...
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The article focuses on the use of oxygen therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Long term oxygen therapy (LTOT) is one of the few treatments which has significant survival benefits in patients with severe hypoxaemia. In less severe hypoxaemic patients the benefits of LTOT on survival are less clear. Other benefits of oxygen administration are generally accepted. Reduced ventilation, especially during exercise, helps to avoid dynamic hyperinflation and hence reduces symptoms and increases exercise tolerance in the majority of patients with COPD, even in patients with mild hypoxaemia ...
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Whether long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) improves quality of life in chronic hypoxaemia has been questioned. LTOT with an oxygen concentrator (C/C) and gas cylinders for ambulation is considered cumbersome compared to mobile liquid oxygen equipment (L). The hypothesis for this study was that LTOT with liquid oxygen treatment (L) improves patients health-related quality of life, but that it is also more expensive compared to concentrator (C/C) treatment. A prospective, randomized multicentre trial comparing C/C with L for LTOT was conducted during a six-month period. Fifty-one patients (29 on L and 22 on C/C) with chronic hypoxaemia, regularly active outside the home, participated in the study initially. Costs for oxygen were obtained from the pharmacies. Patient diaries and telephone contacts with members of the healthcare sector were used to estimate costs. Health-related quality of life was measured by the Sickness Impact Profile (SIP) and the EuroQol, instruments at the start and after 6 ...
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An oxygen-delivery system comprises a portable oxygen meter including a low-pressure oxygen inlet, a low-pressure oxygen outlet, and an exhale-inhale sensing port, an oxygen-supply source including a discharge outlet and configured to discharge low-pressure oxygen through the discharge outlet, a flexible supply tube arranged to conduct low-pressure oxygen from the oxygen-supply source into the portable oxygen meter through the low-pressure oxygen inlet, and a nasal cannula coupled to the low-pressure oxygen outlet and the exhale-inhale sensing port. The portable oxygen meter further includes a pneumatic demand oxygen conserver including a diaphragm valve member, control means coupled to the exhale-inhale sensing port for causing the diaphragm valve member to move to a flow-delivery position in response to inhalation of a patient and to a flow-blocking position in response to a lack of inhalation by the patient during exhalation through the nasal cannula, and an oxygen flow passage arranged to pass
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COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 12 million people currently diagnosed with the disease. Risk factors for COPD include smoking, environmental exposure to lung irritants, and genetic predisposition. People with COPD often experience symptoms of chronic cough, shortness of breath, excess mucus production, and wheezing. In COPD, the airways in the lungs are chronically obstructed, and if left untreated, this obstruction can cause significant damage to the lungs and lasting disability. The quality of life of a person with COPD decreases as the disease progresses, making treating and managing COPD in the moderate stages important. Long-term oxygen therapy has been shown to help people with severe COPD that is characterized by very low blood oxygen levels at rest to live longer and healthier lives. This study will determine whether supplemental oxygen therapy is helpful for people with COPD that is characterized by moderately low blood oxygen levels at ...
The key aim of this guideline is to make oxygen use in emergency and healthcare settings safer, simpler and more effective. Oxygen is probably the commonest drug used in the care of patients who present with medical emergencies. Prior to the publication of the first British Thoracic Society Guideline for Emergency Oxygen Use in Adult Patients in 2008,1 ambulance teams and emergency department teams were likely to give oxygen to virtually all breathless or seriously ill patients and also to a large number of non-hypoxaemic patients with conditions such as ischaemic heart disease or stroke based on custom and practice. About 34% of UK ambulance journeys in 2007 involved oxygen use.4 This translated to about two million instances of emergency oxygen use per annum by all UK ambulance services, with further use in patients homes, GP surgeries and in hospitals. Audits of oxygen use and oxygen prescription have shown consistently poor performance in many countries, and most clinicians who deal with ...
TY - CONF. T1 - Health status of carer-patient dyads where home oxygen therapy is required for chronic respiratory disease. AU - Frith, Peter. AU - Sladek, Ruth. AU - Luszcz, Mary. AU - Cafarella, Paul. AU - Woodman, Richard. AU - Effing-Tijdhof, Tanja. AU - Jones, Tina. AU - Rowett, Debra. AU - Phillips, Paddy. PY - 2012. Y1 - 2012. UR - M3 - Paper. T2 - COPD8. Y2 - 20 June 2012. ER - ...
Not everyone with breathlessness will benefit from oxygen therapy. Oxygen therapy will only help you if you have low levels of oxygen in your blood.. If your doctor thinks that you will benefit from oxygen therapy, he or she will send you for an oxygen assessment. After your assessment, if the specialist thinks that you will benefit from oxygen therapy, you will be prescribed oxygen for use at home.. To get the benefits of oxygen therapy, you will need to use your oxygen for at least 15 hours a day. This is known as long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT). LTOT is normally provided at home using an oxygen concentrator, a machine which takes air from the room and separates the oxygen from the other gases in the air, so that you can breathe in pure oxygen. Oxygen is breathed through a nasal cannula (a small plastic tube that fits inside your nostrils) or a face mask, whichever suits you best.. If you want to use oxygen away from home, you can use portable cylinders of oxygen with a nasal cannula or mask. ...
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Background: Although the incidence of COPD is rapidly increasing in women, knowledge is lacking concerning differences in relative mortality and causes of death in women compared with men. We aimed to analyze differences in relative mortality and cause-specific mortality between men and women on long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) for COPD.. Methods: Patients starting LTOT for COPD in Sweden between January 1, 1987, and December 31, 2004, were prospectively followed until termination of LTOT or through December 31, 2004. Causes of death according to the Swedish National Causes of Death Register were compared between the study group and the general Swedish population matched for age and sex, with the relative mortality expressed as standardized mortality rates (SMRs).. Results: A total of 7,646 patients, 4,033 women and 3,613 men, were followed for a median of 1.7 years (range 0-18.0). No patient was lost to follow-up. A total of 5,448 patients, 2,745 women and 2,703 men, died. Women had a higher SMR ...
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In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of patients undergoing colonoscopy, sedation with an inhaled mixture of nitrous oxide/oxygen was compared with conventional intravenous sedation (pethidine 50 mg, midazolam 2.5 mg). In the patients studied, no significant differences were noted in number of pain episodes, need for additional intravenous sedation, or patient pain scores between the group receiving the nitrous oxide/oxygen mixture (n = 30) and those managed with conventional benzodiazepine/opiate injection (n = 29). Both methods were significantly more effective than placebo (n = 30). Six patients in the benzodiazepine/opiate group had oxygen desaturation, whereas none did in the nitrous oxide/oxygen group. Duration of stay after the procedure was significantly shorter in the gas inhalation group than in those receiving conventional intravenous sedation. Except for patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation is a safe and acceptable
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Objective To investigate the pathological change of ventilator-induced lung injury and oxygen inhalation and the regularity of white blood cell changes in broncho alveolar lavage fluid(BALF).Methods One hundred and eight newborn rabbits were divided randomly into two groups according to high concentration oxygen(FiO_2=1.0) and low concentration oxygen(FiO_2=0.45).Each group was sub-divided into three parts:high peak inspiratory pressure group (HPIP),moderate peak inspiratory pressure group (MPIP)and low peak inspiratory pressure group (LPIP). All rabbits were given mechanical ventilation(MV) and killed to obtain lungs at 1, 3, 6 hours after trail respectively. Cells in BALF were counted and the percentage of WBC was classified in sediment film. The ratio of wet to dry of lungs was detected, at the same time,pathological section was analyzed.Results The findings were demonstrated within 6 hours in newborn rabbits by MV. The white blood cell count ventilated with hyperxia or hypoxia groups was higher than
RATIONALE:Domiciliary oxygen therapy is commonly prescribed for patients with interstitial lung disease and hypoxemia, either at rest or during exertion, with the aim of improving symptoms and functional status. OBJECTIVES:This study aimed to explore perspectives of adults with interstitial lung disease about domiciliary oxygen therapy, comparing insights from patients using and not using oxygen therapy. METHODS:A qualitative study using semistructured interviews was undertaken on 24 adults residing in and near Melbourne, Australia who had a diagnosis of interstitial lung disease and met the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand guidelines for domiciliary oxygen therapy. Study subjects included individuals who were oxygen-naive (n = 12) and oxygen-experienced (n = 12). Interviews were transcribed verbatim and coded independently by two investigators in accordance with the grounded theory method of analysis. Themes were established by consensus. RESULTS:Patients using domiciliary oxygen ...
Background: Sleep hypoventilation has been proposed as a cause of progressive hypercapnic respiratory failure and death in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).. Objective: To determine the effects of nocturnal, non-invasive bi-level pressure support ventilation (NIV) on survival, lung function and quality of life in severe hypercapnic COPD.. Design: A multicentre, open-label, randomized controlled trial of NIV plus long term oxygen therapy (LTOT) versus LTOT alone.. Setting: University Hospital sleep/ respiratory medicine departments.. Patients: Severe, stable, smoking-related COPD (FEV1.0 , 1.5 L or ,50% predicted and FEV1.0/FVC ,60% with awake PaCO2 , 46mmHg and on LTOT for at least 3 months) and age less than 80 years. Patients with sleep apnea (Apnea-hypopnea Index , 20/ hr) or morbid obesity (BMI ,40) were excluded.. Intervention: Night-time bilevel pressure support ventilation.. Measurements: Survival, spirometry, arterial blood gases, polysomnography, general ...
Decreasing the duration of invasive mechanical ventilation by early safe extubation is a major clinical goal in intensive care unit (ICU) [1]. Prolonged intubation increases the risk of ventilator-induced lung injury, ventilator-induced diaphragm dysfunction, myopathy and infections. Nonetheless, patients management in the post-extubation period can be challenging and every effort should be made to avoid re-intubation, which is associated with significantly increased morbidity and mortality [1].. To this end, in this issue of the Annals of Intensive Care, Dr. Fernandez and colleagues report findings from a randomized controlled trial comparing low-flow oxygen supplied through nasal prongs or facial mask versus high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) for 24 h after extubation as respiratory supports in patients at high risk of extubation failure [2]. This is the third large clinical trial recently published by the research group of Dr. Fernandez on the same topic, the other two being comparisons of ...
We reviewed evidence on the effectiveness of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy in supporting childrens breathing. We found 11 studies in children.. Background. HFNC therapy delivers a mixture of air and oxygen via tubing that sits just inside the nostrils. For children hospitalized with breathing difficulties caused by conditions such as pneumonia or trauma or after surgery, HFNC therapy may help to support their breathing. This may reduce the need for other forms of breathing support such as life support. HFNC therapy can be used within the hospital ward setting, the emergency department or the intensive care unit. This Cochrane review is important because it assesses available evidence on the safety and effectiveness of HFNC compared with other forms of respiratory support, to help inform clinicians caring for children with breathing difficulties.. Search date. We searched medical databases from the 1950s until April 2013.. Study characteristics. We included studies on children from four ...
Sleep disturbance related symptoms are common in patients with long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT). Essentially, there were only few previous reports about the sleep architecture in patients with respiratory disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study aims to clarify the objective sleep state and the elements that affect sleep architecture in Chronic Respiratory Failure (CRF) patients with focus on clinical cases of chronic hypercapnia. 13 subjects with chronic respiratory failure were enrolled in the study. All the subjects were pre-evaluated by pulmonary function test and Arterial blood gas analysis (ABG) including exercise testing. Polysomnography (PSG) test was performed in each subject with supplemental oxygen. The estimated base line PaCO2 value that reflects overall PaCO2 including sleep period was calculated using equation of PaCO2[2.4×(HCOˉ3)-22]from obtained ABG value just before PSG test. 6 subjects were classified as hypercapnic group (base line
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Oxygen therapy is the most effective treatment for cluster headaches with a flow rate of at least 12-15 lpm through a non-rebreather mask to ensure 100% O2. Clusterbusters hosts annual patient conferences where you can learn how to use oxygen, other treatments, and connect with other clusterheads.
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1) Nasal congestion and nasal catheter oxygen inhalation method: This oxygen inhalation method is simple in equipment and convenient to use. There are two types of nasal congestion: single-plug and double-plug: The single-plug method uses a suitable model to plug in the vestibule of the nose, and it is in close contact with the nasal cavity (the other nostril is open), and only oxygen is injected when inhaling, so the oxygen concentration More stable. The double plug method is to place two smaller nasal congestion at the same time on both sides of the nostril. There is still a gap around the nasal congestion, and the patient can breathe air at the same time. The patient is more comfortable but the oxygen concentration is not stable enough. The nasal catheter method is to insert a catheter (commonly used urinary catheter) through the nostril into the back of the soft palate at the top of the nasal cavity. The oxygen concentration is constant, but after a long period of time, it will feel ...
Methods On 17 March 2018, the surface of oxygen cylinders and regulators located in ambulances at an emergency medical services (EMS) station in North Alabama (n=9) and at an offsite oxygen cylinder storage area (n=70) were swabbed using sterile cotton-tipped applicators saturated in an 0.9% NaCl solution. These cotton-tipped applicators were then streaked across the surface of HardyCHROM MRSA plates, followed by incubation at 36°C for 24 hours. The growth of pink or magenta colonies was considered a positive indication for the presence of MRSA. The motivation for assessing oxygen cylinders at the offsite storage area was to outline the persistence of MRSA on stored oxygen cylinders. ...
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I am 65 and I have had central sleep apnea all my life. I cannot handle CPAP. I am using an oxygen concentrator as a substitute. It makes things …
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Benefits of Oxygen Therapy. All the living things rely on oxygen for their survival. The reason behind that is oxygen is a vital necessity for survival purposes. It facilitates in production of the energy required by our bodies and also plays a significant role in keeping our body systems free from toxins. Note that oxygen therapy is a form of treatment which is useful in the healing of wounds, improving the quality of life and also in increasing the lifespan of people. Experts in the medical profession refer to oxygen therapy as a type of treatment that uses supplemental oxygen to treat different medical conditions. There are two main types of oxygen therapies that are very common and can easily be offered to patients who may want them. These therapies include normobaric oxygen therapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Normobaric oxygen therapy is being provided to patients by administering supplemental oxygen at the same pressure of our standard atmosphere. Note normobaric oxygen therapy should ...
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Review question We reviewed the evidence regarding effects of oxygen compared with air on breathlessness in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with only mildly or moderately decreased blood oxygen levels.. Background People with COPD are sometimes prescribed oxygen therapy to reduce the severity of breathlessness. However, the use of oxygen in people who do not have severely reduced levels of oxygen in their bloodstream remains controversial, as little is known about its effectiveness. Additionally, oxygen is relatively costly and is not given without risk, particularly to smokers because of the risk of fire.. Study characteristics We examined the research published to 12 July 2016. We included studies of oxygen therapy versus air delivered through nasal prongs or mask during exertion, continuously, as needed over a defined period or as short-burst oxygen before exertion. Study participants were 18 years of age or older, had received a diagnosis of COPD, had low oxygen ...
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The long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been shown to increase survival in patients with severe resting hypoxemia. The adherence to LTOT may also simultaneously affect the development of concomitant pulmonary hypertension (PH) due to COPD with hypoxemia. We retrospectively reviewed 276 cases of COPD with or without PH assessed by right heart catheterization (RHC) to investigate whether adherence to continuous LTOT had a prophylactic effect on the development of PH in a time interval of two years. In contrast to the patients in the non-compliance group (PH prevalence 64.2%), patients with excellent compliance of adhering to continuous LTOT | 15 h per day in the compliance group (PH prevalence 37.6%) are more liable to postpone the development of PH due to hypoxic COPD for at least two years. Adherence to LTOT ≥ 15 h/day is strongly recommended in order to lower the risk and delay the development of consequent PH in COPD with hypoxemia.
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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to simulate an in flight environment at sea level with a fractional inspired concentration of oxygen (FiO2) of 0.15 to determine how much supplemental oxygen was needed to restore a subjects oxygen saturation (SaO2) to 90% or to the level previously attained when breathing room air (FiO2 of 0.21). METHODS: Three groups were selected with normal, obstructive, and restrictive lung function. Using a sealed body plethysmograph an environment with an FiO2 of 0.15 was created and mass spectrometry was used to monitor the FiO2. Supplemental oxygen was administered to the patient by nasal cannulae. SaO2 was continuously monitored and recorded at an FiO2 of 0.21, 0.15, and 0.15 + supplemental oxygen. RESULTS: When given 2 l/m of supplemental oxygen all patients in the 15% environment returned to a similar SaO2 value as that obtained using the 21% oxygen environment. One patient with airways obstruction needed 3 l/m of supplemental oxygen to raise his SaO2 above 90%. ...
Venturi Masks with two Diluters are considered high-flow oxygen therapy devices, because venturi masks are able to provide total inspiratory flow at a specified FiO2 to patients therapy, consist of multiple diluters, which are usually color-coded, in order to set the desired FiO2. It is placed over the nose and mouth of patients who is being suffered from breathing hard.. Reply ...
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Consider using a standard pediatric-size face mask to deliver oxygen to either an adult or child. Using a pediatric size allows the mask to fit more easily over the small stoma, and creates a better seal for oxygen delivery. Loop the mask strap around the patients head and place the oxygen mask over the stoma in a sideways position, which may allow a better fit. The standard oxygen mask has a small rise intended to fit over the nose. Pad this rise with gauze four-by-fours as you place the mask against the patients neck. Add additional padding any where you see fit to create a seal, and secure the mask as snugly as possible by tightening the mask strap. ...
Breathlessness is a cardinal symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) is given to improve survival time in people with COPD and severe chronic hypoxaemia at rest. The efficacy of oxygen therapy for breathlessness and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with COPD and mild or no hypoxaemia who do not meet the criteria for LTOT has not been established.To determine the efficacy of oxygen versus air in mildly hypoxaemic or non-hypoxaemic patients with COPD in terms of (1) breathlessness; (2) HRQOL; (3) patient preference whether to continue therapy; and (4) oxygen-related adverse events.We searched the Cochrane Airways Group Register, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), MEDLINE and Embase, to 12 July 2016, for randomised controlled trials (RCTs). We handsearched the reference lists of included articles.We included RCTs of the effects of non-invasive oxygen versus air on breathlessness, HRQOL or patient preference ...
Bronchiolitis is one of the most common reasons for pediatric hospitalization in the United States, incurring costs of $734 million each year.1 Supportive care is the mainstay of treatment, with numerous studies demonstrating the futility of adjunct therapies including corticosteroids, β-agonists, epinephrine, and hypertonic saline. In this issue of Pediatrics, Kalburgi and Halley2 describe patterns of adoption of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy in general pediatric units in the United States and Canada, illustrating wide uptake of another intervention for bronchiolitis that is not supported by evidence.. Surveying 114 hospitals that participate in the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings Network, Kalburgi and Halley2 found that 48% of hospitals use HFNC therapy for bronchiolitis on the general pediatric ward. At three-quarters of hospitals using HFNC therapy, locally developed protocols guided its use. These guidelines are heterogeneous and vary in their scope, with only 68% ...
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Inhalation Therapy (now RESPIRATORY CARE). 1960: (US)In October 1960 The American Registry of Inhalation Therapists (ARIT) is ... 1918: Oxygen masks are used to treat combat-induced pulmonary edema. 1928: Phillip Drinker develops the "iron lung" negative ... In 1970 The Board of Schools of Inhalation Therapy Technicians became the Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy ... Edwin R. Levine, MD began training technicians in basic inhalation therapy for post-surgical patients. 1946: (US) Dr Levine and ...
Inhalation of carbogen causes the body to react as if it were not receiving sufficient oxygen: breathing quickens and deepens, ... it is thought that the inhalation of these agents during radiation therapy could increase its effectiveness. Hydrogen narcosis ... Then we would administer carbogen: Meduna's mixture of carbon dioxide and oxygen. We usually gave them about three inhalations ... They'd have an inhalation, share what they experienced, and then they'd have another one. It usually took about two or three. ...
... of 100 percent and then the use of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is evaluated by physicians. Acute inhalation injury "Smoke ... Treatment depends on the severity of the smoke inhalation. Inhalation therapy with nebulized heparin and acetylcysteine is ... Smoke inhalation is an inhalation of large toxic fume or by-product of combusting substance through respiratory tract which ... The initial approach to presumed CO poisoning involves administering supplemental oxygen at a fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2 ...
Analgesic medications, oxygen, humidification, and ventilator support currently constitute standard therapy. In fact, ... 2010) Sclerosis therapy of bronchial artery attenuates acute lung injury induced by burn and smoke inhalation injury in ovine ... 1995) Toxic gas inhalation. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 1:102-8. Clark WR Jr. (1992) Smoke inhalation: diagnosis and treatment. World J ... Bleomycin forms a complex with oxygen and metals such as Fe2+, leading to the production of oxygen radicals, DNA breaks, and ...
Kudrow M.D., Lee (January 1981). "Response of Cluster Headache Attacks to Oxygen Inhalation". Headache. 21 (1): 1-4. doi: ... Oxygen firebreaks are a requirement in some countries for patients using oxygen therapy. Oxygen therapy - Use of oxygen as a ... Demand Valve Oxygen Therapy (DVOT) is a way of delivering high flow oxygen therapy using a device that only delivers oxygen ... High oxygen concentrations in the surroundings constitute a fire hazard. Oxygen therapy should be accompanied by good ...
Common treatments include: Oxygen therapy Mechanical ventilation Pulmonary vasodilators Nitrous Oxide Inhalation (iNO) ... but instead relies on the placenta for oxygen. When the baby is born, the lungs are needed for oxygen transfer and need high ... Increasing oxygen supply Decreasing oxygen demand Facilitating gas exchange Inducing pulmonary vasodilation Fixing metabolic ... When the fetus is born, it is no longer attached to the placenta and must use the lungs to receive oxygen. To facilitate this ...
The delivered FIO2 (Inhalation volumetric fraction of molecular oxygen) of this system is 60-80%, depending on the oxygen flow ... Oxygen therapy, also known as supplemental oxygen, is the use of oxygen as a medical treatment.[1] This can include for low ... Home oxygen can be provided either by oxygen tanks or an oxygen concentrator.[1] Oxygen is believed to be the most common ... The main types of sources for oxygen therapy are: *Liquid storage - Liquid oxygen is stored in chilled tanks until required, ...
The delivered FIO2 (Inhalation volumetric fraction of molecular oxygen) of this system is 60-80%, depending on the oxygen flow ... Oxygen therapy, also known as supplemental oxygen, is the use of oxygen as a medical treatment. This can include for low blood ... Air is typically 21% oxygen by volume while oxygen therapy increases this by some amount up to 100%. The use of oxygen in ... Home oxygen can be provided either by oxygen tanks or an oxygen concentrator. Oxygen is believed to be the most common ...
Oxygen therapy at home is recommended in those with significant low oxygen levels. Many people with CF use probiotics, which ... Mechanical devices and inhalation medications are used to alter and clear the thickened mucus. These therapies, while effective ... CFTR modulator therapies have been used in place of other types of genetic therapies. These therapies focus on the expression ... February 2019). "Home Oxygen Therapy for Children. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline". American ...
Oxygen therapyEdit. Carbon monoxide (CO) is presumed to be a complication in smoke inhalation. The initial approach to presumed ... Treatment depends on the severity of the smoke inhalation. Nebulized heparin and acetylcysteineEdit. Inhalation therapy with ... Smoke inhalation is an inhalation of large toxic fume or by-product of combusting substance through respiratory tract which ... Treatment consists of humidified oxygen, bronchodilators. There is no role for routine treatment of smoke inhalation with ...
The case fatality rate among those patients with inhalation anthrax was 45% (5/11). The six other individuals with inhalation ... In the natural situation, this means the vegetative cycles occur within the low oxygen environment of the infected host and, ... Had it not been for antibiotic therapy, many more might have been stricken. According to WHO veterinary documents, B. anthracis ... This intentional distribution led to 22 known cases of anthrax (11 inhalation and 11 cutaneous). ...
... cocaine inhalation, metal dust inhalation, bacteremia, sepsis, high-oxygen environments, and antilymphocyte therapies ( ... A study performed in Australia and New Zealand demonstrated that in patients requiring renal replacement therapy (including ...
Nitric oxide/oxygen blends are used in critical care to promote capillary and pulmonary dilation to treat primary pulmonary ... It is used on an individualized basis in ICUs as an adjunct to other definitive therapies for reversible causes of hypoxemic ... Nitric oxide is absorbed systemically after inhalation. Most of it moves across the pulmonary capillary bed where it combines ... It plays a role in antioxidant and reactive oxygen species responses. Nitric oxide sensing in plants is mediated by the N-end ...
Severe cases of pneumonitis may require corticosteroids and oxygen therapy, as well as elimination of exposure to known ... exposure to medications used during chemo-therapy, the inhalation of debris (e.g., animal dander), aspiration, herbicides or ... Diagnosis of pneumonitis remains challenging, but several different treatment paths (corticosteroids, oxygen therapy, avoidance ... These tiny air sacs facilitate the passage of oxygen from inhaled air to the bloodstream.[citation needed] In the case of ...
Luo Y, Luo Y, Li Y, Zhou L, Zhu Z, Chen Y, Huang Y, Chen X (July 2016). "Helmet CPAP Versus Oxygen Therapy in Hypoxemic Acute ... the prescribed pressure for inhalation (ipap), and a lower pressure for exhalation (epap). The dual settings allow the patient ... Some patients on PAP therapy also use supplementary oxygen. When provided in the form of bottled gas, this can present an ... July 2010). "Helmet continuous positive airway pressure vs oxygen therapy to improve oxygenation in community-acquired ...
Conventional methods of studying oxygen effects relied on setting the entire incubator at a particular oxygen concentration, ... and predicting therapy efficacy for personalized medicine. Oligonucleotide chips are microarrays of oligonucleotides. They can ... and the seeded epithelial cell layer are cyclically stretched by applied vacuum on adjacent microchannels to mimic inhalation. ... Oxygen is an important biochemical factor to consider in differentiation via hypoxia-induced transcription factors (HIFs) and ...
Beddoes founded the Pneumatic Institution for inhalation gas therapy in 1798 at Dowry Square in Clifton, Bristol. Beddoes ... doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(01)24908-3. Magill, I (4 August 1923). "An apparatus for the administration of nitrous oxide, oxygen, ... On 30 March 1842, he administered diethyl ether by inhalation to a man named James Venable, in order to remove a tumor from the ... reprinted in Long, C. W. (December 1991). "An account of the first use of Sulphuric Ether by Inhalation as an Anaesthetic in ...
Belley, R.; Bernard, N.; Côté, M; Paquet, F.; Poitras, J. (July 2005). "Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of two ... or administration of 4-dimethylaminophenol in combination with inhalation of pure oxygen, administration of bronchodilators to ... Oxygen is added to water and a reaction between oxygen and hydrogen sulfide react to produce odorless sulfate. Nitrate addition ... and in some cases hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). HBOT has clinical and anecdotal support. Exposure to lower concentrations ...
Nebulized Lignocaine can also been used in acute cases and helium-oxygen inhalation given by face mask has been used in cases ... Speech therapy is the main course of treatment for long-term management of VCD and includes a variety of techniques such as ... Speech therapy has been found to eliminate up to 90% of ER visits in patients suffering from VCD. Medical often works in ... Speech therapy usually involves educating the client on the nature of the problem, what happens when symptoms are present, and ...
2009 saw the introduction of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Physical expansion also continued with the enlargement of the ... an inhalation therapy department (1967), a program for hearing disorders (1968), and a stroke center (1969). In 1970, they were ... In 2011, work began on the region's first proton beam therapy center for cancer treatment. ...
... , Autologous ozone blood therapy, Oxygen-ozone autologous blood therapy, Oxyon therapy, Hyperbaric ozone therapy: ... ozone therapy does not usually involve inhalation of ozone gas. It has been argued that while peroxides (a product of ozone) ... Proponents of the therapy falsely claim it is a recognized therapy there, but ozone therapy is not approved by the German ... "Oxygen Therapy". American Cancer Society. Archived from the original on 21 July 2010. Retrieved 29 November 2012.CS1 maint: ...
Intubation may be necessary for a patient with decreased oxygen content and oxygen saturation of the blood caused when their ... Airway obstruction is also common in people who have suffered smoke inhalation or burns within or near the airway or ... A history of previous surgery (e.g., previous cervical fusion), injury, radiation therapy, or tumors involving the head, neck ... Tracheal tubes can be used to ensure the adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, to deliver oxygen in higher ...
Oxygen therapy is often necessary in severe respiratory disease (emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis). When this is insufficient, ... Medication is the most important treatment of most diseases of pulmonology, either by inhalation (bronchodilators and steroids ... "Oxygen Therapy - Lung and Airway Disorders". MSD Manual Consumer Version. Retrieved 2019-01-25. "Pulmonary Rehabilitation , ... Interventions can include exercise, education, emotional support, oxygen, noninvasive mechanical ventilation, optimization of ...
Solution for inhalation (Assist, Mucomyst, Mucosil) - inhaled for mucolytic therapy. *Intravenous injection (Assist, Parvolex, ... The effect was similar to that observed following a 3-week exposure to an oxygen-deprived environment (chronic hypoxia). The ... Inhaled acetylcysteine has been used for mucolytic ("mucus-dissolving") therapy in addition to other therapies in respiratory ... Dodd S, Dean O, Copolov DL, Malhi GS, Berk M (December 2008). "N-acetylcysteine for antioxidant therapy: pharmacology and ...
If the affected person has trouble breathing (dyspnea) or stops breathing (apnea), ventilatory support and oxygen therapy can ... Mild inhalation exposure causes rhinorrhea (runny nose), sneezing, barking cough (a harsh cough that sounds somewhat like a dog ... With more severe inhalation exposure, the airway becomes inflamed, pneumonia develops, and the respiratory epithelium can begin ... in cases of inhalation exposure), and medical monitoring of respiratory and cardiac function. ...
Oxygen toxicity - Toxic effects of breathing in oxygen at high concentrations Alcohol inhalation - Method of administering ... ... oxygen concentrator and inhaled through a nasal cannula for up to about 20 minutes. The machines used by oxygen bars or oxygen ... dollar per minute to inhale a percentage of oxygen greater than the normal atmospheric content of 20.9% oxygen. This oxygen is ...
... and positive-pressure therapy, including mechanical ventilation. Multiple therapies may be used simultaneously to rapidly ... Reduced oxygen saturation levels (but above 92%) are often encountered. Examination of the lungs with a stethoscope may reveal ... Bodies of the Airway Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Heart Failure Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Inhalation injury ... oxygen saturations below 92% or cyanosis (blue discoloration, usually of the lips), absence of audible breath sounds over the ...
A Pilot Study of Demand Valve Oxygen Inhalation Therapy for Cluster Headache. The safety and scientific validity of this study ... Experimental: Oxygen Demand Valve Drug: Oxygen A demand valve delivers oxygen to the user as soon as they try to inhale from an ... A Pilot Study of Demand Valve Oxygen Inhalation Therapy for Cluster Headache. ... Active Comparator: Continous Flow Oxygen Drug: Oxygen 100 percent continuous oxygen given via a non-rebreather facemask at 7 to ...
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CO poisoning and smoke inhalation injury. Last Updated on Wed, 06 Apr 2016 , Oxygen Therapy ... Determining CO concentration in expired air in conscious patients enables selection of those requiring oxygen therapy. ...
... , including clearance and approval status, patient resources, ... Treatment with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is indicated for the emergency treatment of carbon ... hyperbaric oxygen therapy for smoke inhalation. Use the search buttons below to go directly to research on hyperbaric oxygen ... Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Approval Status No Clearance by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
Chapter 14 Oxygen Delivery Systems, Inhalation Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy. Arthur J. Tokarczyk, Steven B. Greenberg, ... Oxygen Delivery Systems, Inhalation Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy. Published on 28/02/2015 by admin ... Figure 14-1 The three reservoirs of low-flow oxygen therapy.. (From Vender JS, Clemency MV: O2 delivery systems, inhalation ... From Vender JS, Clemency MV: Oxygen delivery systems, inhalation therapy, and respiratory care. In Benumof JL, editor: Clinical ...
One method of treating sleep apnea is nocturnal oxygen therapy. In theory, nocturnal oxygen therapy should be beneficial by ... Silent Night Therapy. , Obstructive sleep apnea. , The Effects of Oxygen Inhalation and Sleep Apnea ... If this isnt treated through bilevel therapy or in some cases surgery, oxygen will not reach the lungs. ... Unfortunately, supplemental oxygen has mixed, and in some cases, dangerous results. While the oxygen level in the blood does ...
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The Purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of three strengths of the FF/GW642444 Inhalation Powder in s... ... Oxygen Inhalation Therapy. Inhalation of oxygen aimed at restoring toward normal any pathophysiologic alterations of gas ... FF/GW642444 Inhalation Powder, GW642444 Inhalation Powder. Location. GSK Investigational Site. Birmingham. Alabama. United ... Dose administration manoeuvres and patient care in tobramycin dry powder inhalation therapy. ...
... assigned to conservative oxygen therapy and 103 of 206 patients (50%) assigned to liberal oxygen therapy had died by this last ... the use of conservative oxygen therapy, as compared with usual oxygen therapy, did not significantly affect the number of ... of the 251 patients with sepsis enrolled in a trial that compared conservative oxygen therapy with usual oxygen therapy in 1000 ... often receive a high fraction of inspired oxygen (Fio2) and have a high arterial oxygen tension. The conservative use of oxygen ...
Multipatient use and prolonged use of prefilled disposable oxygen humidifier bottles (Aquapak 301, Respiratory Care, Inc., ... Oxygen Inhalation Therapy: adverse effects. *Oxygen Inhalation Therapy: economics. *Oxygen Inhalation Therapy: instrumentation ... Prolonged and multipatient use of prefilled disposable oxygen humidifier bottles: safety and cost.. Henderson E, Ledgerwood D, ... Multipatient use and prolonged use of prefilled disposable oxygen humidifier bottles (Aquapak 301, Respiratory Care, Inc., ...
... reduces the rate of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in infants with very low birth weight ... Oxygen Inhalation Therapy * Respiration, Artificial* * Weight Gain / drug effects Substances * Central Nervous System ... Caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity N Engl J Med. 2006 May 18;354(20):2112-21. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa054065. ... Conclusions: Caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity reduces the rate of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in infants with very low ...
Oxygen delivery systems, inhalation, and respiratory therapy. In: Hagberg CA, Artime CA, Aziz MF, eds. Hagberg and Benumofs ... Chest physical therapy; CPT; COPD - postural drainage; Cystic fibrosis - postural drainage; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia - ...
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We determined whether nonhypoxemic COPD patients undergoing exercise training while breathing supplemental oxygen achieve ... Supplemental oxygen improves exercise tolerance of normoxemic and hypoxemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ... Oxygen Consumption / physiology * Oxygen Inhalation Therapy* * Physical Endurance / physiology * Pulmonary Disease, Chronic ... Both groups had a higher exercise tolerance after training and when breathing oxygen. However, the oxygen-trained group ...
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for acute smoke inhalation injuries.. Meyer GW, Hart GB, Strauss MB. ... Cyanide intoxication as part of smoke inhalation--a review on diagnosis and treatment from the emergency perspective. ... Cyanide and methemoglobin kinetics in smoke inhalation victims treated with the cyanide antidote kit. ... Carbon monoxide and cyanide toxicity: etiology, pathophysiology and treatment in inhalation injury. ...
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Therapy may involve the administration of gases for inhalation. Oxygen may be administered in controlled amounts to assist ... Respiratory therapy. Full Article Respiratory therapy, also called respiratory care, medical profession primarily concerned ... A mixture of helium and oxygen is used to treat some diseases of airway obstruction. ... as in an oxygen tent or a croup tent). Aerosol humidifiers called nebulizers may be powered by compressor machinery or by a ...
Transportable device for storing and delivering oxygen includes a casing containing a cryogenic tank, a heating circuit ... Inhalation therapy device with a nozzle nebuliser. March, 2007. Kreutzmann et al. ... 2 and 3, the oxygen tank 1 and a first portion 2 of a first heating and vaporization coil are placed in the bottom portion of ... When the portable device is empty, the user fills it by connecting it to a fixed reserve having a larger liquid oxygen storage ...
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As a result of being constructed according to the invention, the atormiser is particularly suitable for local inhalation ... Combination mouthpiece for inhalation therapy devices used by oxygen dependent patients. US7143763 *. Nov 6, 2002. Dec 5, 2006 ... Devices used for inhalation therapy are known in medical technology. Inhalation devices of this kind operate e.g. with a spray ... Pari GmbH Spezialisten f r effektive Inhalation. Inhalation therapy device comprising a valve. ...
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  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is indicated for the emergency treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning and carbon monoxide poisoning complicated by cyanide poisoning after smoke inhalation. (
  • HBOT dissolves additional oxygen in the blood plasma and has been shown to work effectively alone and in combination with hydroxocobalamin (Cyanokit) and other cyanide antidote kits. (
  • The clinical evidence for HBOT may not be as strong for nonfire cyanide poisoning as for nonfire carbon monoxide poisoning, but the benefits of oxygen are well established. (
  • Ongoing surveillance projects and prospective trials may bolster the clinical case for HBOT in the routine treatment of smoke inhalation. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a different type of oxygen therapy. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) involves inhalation of 100% oxygen at supra-atmospheric ambient pressure. (
  • HBOT acts as a bactericidal/bacteriostatic agent against anerobic bacteria by increasing the formation of free oxygen radicals. (
  • HBOT restores the bacterial-killing capacity of leukocytes in hypoxic wounds by increasing tissue oxygen tensions. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is the intermittent inhalation of 100% oxygen at pressures greater than at sea level. (
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is capable of safely delivering 100% pure oxygen to tissues in the body due to the atmospheric pressure inside the chamber. (
  • HBOT is useful in a variety of clinical situations and is most often given in combination with other modes of therapy. (
  • Medicare has recognized the validity and healing properties of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in humans for over 20 years. (
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a medical treatment that involves the intermittent inhalation of 100% oxygen under pressure. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is an intermittent inhalation of 100% oxygen in a hyperbaric chamber at a pressure higher than 1 absolute atmosphere (ATA). (
  • Description: Group A: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and Exercise with HBOT sessions for 90 minutes, once daily, 5 times a week for 8 consecutive weeks. (
  • HBOT will be provided with 100% oxygen at 2.0 ATA. (
  • HBOT neutralises the bacterium Clostridia which grows in the absence of oxygen and causes gas gangrene. (
  • HBOT therapy is controversial for the treatment of cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis due to a lack of clinical evidence. (
  • This study will compare the effectiveness of oxygen delivered via demand valve versus continuous high flow oxygen via non-rebreather face mask in the acute treatment of a cluster headache attack. (
  • The goal of acute therapy for cluster headache is fast, effective and consistent relief. (
  • This proof of concept trial will evaluate if oxygen delivered via demand valve with a specific breathing technique is effective as a cluster headache acute treatment and is more effective than the traditional continuous high flow oxygen treatment with a non-rebreather face mask. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for acute smoke inhalation injuries. (
  • On January 2, 2011, an 8-month-old girl with acute On hospitalization day 5, oxygen saturation could be respiratory distress was seen in the emergency department maintained at a lower fl ow rate. (
  • Respiratory therapy , also called respiratory care , medical profession primarily concerned with assisting respiratory function of individuals with severe acute or chronic lung disease. (
  • Current evidence suggests that the addition of heliox therapy may significantly reduce a clinical score evaluating respiratory distress in the first hour after starting treatment in infants with acute RSV bronchiolitis. (
  • High-flow oxygen through nasal cannula in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. (
  • High-flow oxygen therapy in acute respiratory failure. (
  • Acute inhalation injury may result from frequent and widespread use of household cleaning agents and industrial gases (including chlorine and ammonia). (
  • Currently, mechanical ventilation remains the therapeutic mainstay for pulmonary dysfunction following acute inhalation injury. (
  • 12 Along these lines, a number of studies have demonstrated beneficial effects with antioxidant therapy, including improved systemic oxygenation and lung compliance in animal models of acute lung injury 13-16 and in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). (
  • The procedure addressed is the administration of oxygen therapy in the acute care facility other than with mechanical ventilators and hyperbaric chambers. (
  • This Guideline is confined to oxygen administration in the acute care facility. (
  • 4.2 An acute care situation in which hypoxemia is suspected(1,3-6) substantiation of hypoxemia is required within an appropriate period of time following initiation of therapy. (
  • For other types of oxygen delivery devices used outside of the acute care facility, reference the AARC Clinical Practice Guideline: Oxygen Therapy in the Home or Extended Care Facility for further description. (
  • After the acute phase, this combination therapy strategy is helpful to the disease control of patients. (
  • Out-of-hospital opioid therapy of palliative care patients with "acute dyspnoea": A retrospective multicenter investigation. (
  • The objective was to investigate and compare emergency medical treatment of acute dyspnea in palliative care patients with advanced-stage cancer on the basis of several emergency medical therapy schemes. (
  • Significant relief of acute dyspnea was observed when IV opioid therapy was used as opposed to oxygen and bronchodilator therapy alone. (
  • thereby, giving the patient supplemental oxygen through a plastic tubing called a nasal cannula should stabilize oxygen levels and decrease the risk of future medical problems that are common in people with severe sleep apnea. (
  • Additionally, supplemental oxygen doesn't target the high and dangerous levels of excess carbon dioxide that form during the night. (
  • There are instances where supplemental oxygen is beneficial. (
  • Supplemental oxygen improves exercise tolerance of normoxemic and hypoxemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. (
  • We determined whether nonhypoxemic COPD patients undergoing exercise training while breathing supplemental oxygen achieve higher intensity and therefore improve exercise capacity more than patients breathing air. (
  • We conclude that supplemental oxygen provided during high-intensity training yields higher training intensity and evidence of gains in exercise tolerance in laboratory testing. (
  • It is also called supplemental oxygen. (
  • 6.3 Supplemental oxygen should be administered with caution to patients suffering from paraquat poisoning(17) and to patients receiving bleomycin. (
  • 6.4 During laser bronchoscopy, minimal levels of supplemental oxygen should be used to avoid intratracheal ignition. (
  • 2. Administer supplemental oxygen by face mask. (
  • Supplemental oxygen is also available for home use through an oxygen concentrator that uses a molecular sieve to remove nitrogen from room air. (
  • He converted the oxygen tent into a closed system and he was among the early proponents of exercise and supplemental oxygen administration for patients with lung problems. (
  • He also introduced portable oxygen systems for emphysema patients and authored the first modern report of supplemental oxygen use for patients hospitalized with pneumonia. (
  • Impurities in oxygen, its use on an intermittent basis, and lack of physiologic measurement were principal problems. (
  • The only prospective human trial studied 10 participants with spontaneous pneumothoraces of varying volumes treated with intermittent high-flow oxygen for between 9 and 38 h at a time (only detail of treatment duration given).3 The concentration of oxygen delivered was not measured but frequently observed to be around 33% at 8 l/min.4 Each patient had a daily chest x-ray from which the pneumothorax area was calculated. (
  • The treatment is conducted in a pressure containment chamber called Hyperbaric Chamber, where the oxygen is administered at higher than normal atmosphere pressure (ATA), normally in the medical field between to 1.5 to 3 atmospheric pressures (ATA's), at intermittent periods in order to treat specific medical conditions. (
  • Treatment with prednisolone and inhalation therapy delivering albuterol and ipratropium by vaporizor was initiated. (
  • Currently, the two most common treatments for cluster headaches are inhaled oxygen and injectable sumatriptan. (
  • Treatment for cluster headaches is composed of induction, maintenance, and symptomatic therapies. (
  • Surgery is a last resort for chronic cluster headaches that fail to respond to therapy. (
  • The first significant work done on oxygen inhalation was that of Dr. Kudrow who investigated patients with cluster headaches. (
  • Eighty-two percent of the subjects found at least seven out of 10 cluster headaches were successfully relieved by the oxygen, while 70 percent treated their headaches successfully with ergotamine. (
  • By making this comparison Dr. Fogan was able to be sure that the oxygen was the significant factor in successfully treating the cluster headaches. (
  • While it is clear that oxygen is a very useful therapy in cluster headaches, its utility in migraine headaches is less well documented. (
  • Another side effect of oxygen use was found by Dr. Kudrow who noticed that 25 percent of his study patients had rebound cluster headaches after oxygen inhalation therapy. (
  • High flow oxygen inhalation therapy has been successfully used for many things including cluster headaches, COPD, emergency treatment, chronic conditions, and more. (
  • During each Salt Athletics session users will receive a unique combination of near-infrared light 850nm and far-infrared light 660nm therapy and salt inhalation therapy. (
  • Determining CO concentration in expired air in conscious patients enables selection of those requiring oxygen therapy. (
  • The idea of giving patients suffering from sleep apnea oxygen during the night seems logical on the surface. (
  • But when oxygen is used without relieving the airway obstruction that so often causes heavy snoring and sleep apnea, carbon dioxide levels increase resulting in patients waking up feeling confused or with serious headaches. (
  • Dry powder inhalers (DPI) are effective but forceful inhalation required to fluidize the powder may be difficult for children and patients with airway disease. (
  • BACKGROUND: Patients who are undergoing mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU) often receive a high fraction of inspired oxygen (Fio2) and have a high arterial oxygen tension. (
  • METHODS: We randomly assigned 1000 adult patients who were anticipated to require mechanical ventilation beyond the day after recruitment in the ICU to receive conservative or usual oxygen therapy. (
  • Multipatient use and prolonged use of prefilled disposable oxygen humidifier bottles (Aquapak 301, Respiratory Care, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL) were evaluated by performing microbiologic monitoring and a cost analysis on bottles used for varying numbers of patients and lengths of time. (
  • Patients with severe breathing difficulties may be given oxygen therapy or placed on a mechanical ventilator. (
  • BTS guideline for emergency oxygen use in adult patients. (
  • Prognostic factors in COPD patients receiving long-term oxygen therapy. (
  • Long-term oxygen therapy can reverse the progression of pulmonary hypertension in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (
  • The evidence is adequate to conclude that HBO therapy is clinically effective and, thus, reasonable and necessary in the treatment of certain patients with limb-threatening diabetic wounds of the lower extremity. (
  • Dr. Alvarez also found that patients with other types of headaches were often helped through the use of oxygen inhalation and that the prompt institution of therapy had a better chance of resulting in relief than if it was delayed. (
  • Fifty-two out-patients were treated with 100 percent oxygen at a flow of seven liters per minute. (
  • Dr. Kudrow found that there is greater effect of oxygen inhalation in patients with episodic cluster. (
  • Fifty patients selected at random used either 100 percent oxygen or the ergotamine to treat their headaches. (
  • Dr. Fogan studied 19 patients with cluster headache in the most rigorous fashion possible through a double-blind crossover study comparing oxygen versus air inhalation. (
  • He found there was a significant difference in the relief obtained in those patients inhaling oxygen versus air. (
  • Some investigators have found it useful, however, to use oxygen therapy in patients with migraine headaches. (
  • I have found approximately 50 percent of my patients with migraine headaches will be able to achieve some relief with oxygen therapy. (
  • Cluster headache patients are very often smokers and if one should happen to light up while an oxygen tank is open, the result can be explosive. (
  • The importance of oxygen therapy for many patients with heart and lung diseases is now universally recognized. (
  • Oxygen therapy patients were once house bound by large heavy stationary oxygen tanks and big machines. (
  • Today oxygen therapy patients have the freedom to go anywhere with a light weight refillable portable oxygen supply. (
  • The extent to which the symptom was relieved was measured by patients' numeric rating of intensity of dyspnea compared to extent of "vital sign normalization" on the basis of patients' arterial oxygen saturation and respiratory rate. (
  • Only patients diagnosed with advanced stage of disease (i.e., palliative stage with no feasible curative therapy alternative) were included in the current study. (
  • Based on improvement in respiratory rate, arterial oxygen saturation, and patient's numeric rating of dyspnea, 47 patients (41%) experienced relief of dyspnea from emergency medical treatment. (
  • Hydrogen-Oxygen Inhalation for Treatment of COVID-19, a monograph concluding China's experience in the fight against COVID-19, reports that Hydrogen Oxygen Generator with Nebulizer is effective in treating patients with COVID-19 coronavirus. (
  • Scheduled to be published by World Scientific Publishing on November 14 th , the monograph highlights the effectiveness of Hydrogen Oxygen Generator with Nebulizer in alleviating the symptoms of COVID-19 pneumonia and explained that inhaling the hydrogen-oxygen mixed gas can reduce disease severity and dyspnea in patients with COVID-19 and shorten their length of hospitalization. (
  • Combined with real-world study (RWS) as well as medical theories and clinical cases, the monograph concludes, from the perspective of medical treatment, the experience of doctors in various regions of China in exploring the application of hydrogen-oxygen adjuvant therapy in mild, moderate, severe and critical patients at the baseline level. (
  • The monograph shows that after inhaling 3 to 6 liters of hydrogen-oxygen mixed gas for several hours, almost all patients reported smooth breathing, ameliorated cough, and improved polypnea. (
  • After receiving the treatment for 1-2 days, patients reported eased chest pain and tightness and demonstrated improved physical health indicators and a significantly shorter average length of hospitalization than patients who did not inhale the hydrogen-oxygen mixed gas. (
  • In addition, another academic paper titled " Hydrogen/Oxygen mixed gas inhalation improves disease severity and dyspnea in patients with Coronavirus disease 2019 in a recent multicenter, open-label clinical trial" published in the Journal of Thoracic Disease has also noted that Hydrogen Oxygen Generator with Nebulizer used as an adjuvant therapy for COVID-19 patients can reduce the length of hospital stay. (
  • Lower mortality with HBO therapy was also reported in a retrospective nationwide population-based cohort study from Taiwan that included 7,278 patients who received HBO and 18,459 patients who did not. (
  • Oxygen therapy is reserved for patients who are hypoxemic with severe disease and end-stage complications, such as cor pulmonale. (
  • Tagaya E, Tamaoki J, Kondo M, Nagai A. Effect of a short course of clarithromycin therapy on sputum production in patients with chronic airway hypersecretion. (
  • 1943: Dr. Edwin R. Levine, MD began training technicians in basic inhalation therapy for post-surgical patients. (
  • In patients who fail to improve clinically, consider other toxic inhalants or thermal inhalation injury as contributing factors. (
  • BestBets: In patients with spontaneous pneumothorax, does treatment with oxygen increase resolution rate? (
  • Since NO is a gas, it can be administered with the aid of specialised devices as a therapy to patients by inhalation. (
  • This suggests that inhaled NO therapy may be effective for treating patients with COVID-19. (
  • Medications such as bosentan (TracleerTM) and ambrisentan (LetairisTM) are oral therapies that work on reversing effects of endothelin, a substance that PH patients tend to have too much of in their bodies. (
  • Cancer, adjunctive therapy for leukemia and lymphoma patients. (
  • Patients will exercise in the multiplace hyperbaric chamber while receiving hyperbaric oxygen. (
  • The administration of oxygen at higher levels than are normally found in the atmosphere to patients needing enhanced tissue oxygen uptake. (
  • 90%). One hundred percent oxygen can be given through endotracheal tubes, but patients are often uncomfortable or hemodynamically unstable with these devices and may need sedation or paralytic or pressor drugs to support them. (
  • Continuous positive-pressure ventilation devices can be used to administer oxygen, but they are not tolerated by some patients because of claustrophobia and poor adaptation to the fit of the mask. (
  • Transcutaneous oxygen measurements predict a beneficial response to hyperbaric oxygen therapy in patients with nonhealing wounds and critical limb ischemia. (
  • A mixture of helium and oxygen is used to treat some diseases of airway obstruction. (
  • The current approach to management of inflammatory airway disease is through inhalation therapy with nebulizers or metered-dose inhalers (MDIs). (
  • Clinical use of MDI medications in asthmatic cats, dogs with chronic bronchitis, and horses with recurrent airway obstruction is promising but mostly anecdotal, and clinical trials are needed to determine the most efficacious therapies. (
  • Perform intubation for the comatose patient or, if necessary for airway protection, and provide 100% oxygen therapy. (
  • Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) forms rapidly in gas mixtures containing nitric oxide and oxygen and thus may cause airway inflammation and damage. (
  • controlling the airway pressure delivered by the patient-external respiratory therapy device in synchrony with the cardiac cycle phase, wherein controlling the airway pressure is performed at least in part implantably. (
  • Oxygen saturation could be restored to within reference limits with nasal cannula oxygen delivery at 4 L/min. (
  • On hospitalization day 5, oxygen saturation could be maintained at a lower flow rate. (
  • Only Group 5 experienced a correlation between subjective dyspnea ratings and objective measurements (i.e., oxygen saturation and respiratory rate). (
  • The higher oxygen saturation of the blood can make one feel more refreshed and provides greater endurance. (
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein sensing the parameter comprises sensing oxygen saturation. (
  • While the oxygen level in the blood does improve, the effect on the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) has been found to be negligible and severe drowsiness during the daytime-a common side effect of sleep apnea-doesn't improve. (
  • Adjunctive systemic hyperbaric oxygen therapy in treatment of severe prevalently ischemic diabetic foot ulcer. (
  • Smoke inhalation injury, either by itself but more so in the presence of body surface burn, can result in severe lung-induced morbidity and mortality. (
  • Mr. Charles E. Rhein, Linde Air Products Co., reported to Dr. Alvarez at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN the successful treatment of severe "migraine" attacks by breathing pure oxygen. (
  • While the world is facing a severe shortage of specific antiviral drugs, a new treatment developed by Asclepius Meditec highlights the potential of hydrogen-oxygen therapy in tackling COVID-19. (
  • An alternative method of oxygen delivery (as opposed to continuous flow) uses a demand valve that is controlled by respiration rate, allowing increased oxygen flow in response to increased demand. (
  • Acidosis generally improves with oxygen therapy. (
  • It is suggested that inhaling gas with a higher oxygen concentration than room air improves rate of resolution of pneumothorax. (
  • INOmax is designed to help critically ill newborns breathe more effectively by dilating the blood vessels of the lungs, which improves oxygen uptake and oxygen supply to the tissues of the body. (
  • A patient with presumed CAGE made a complete recovery following treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy even though it was initiated after a significant time delay. (
  • When used in the setting of smoke inhalation, it is also therapeutic for CO poisoning. (
  • Water is a major therapeutic agent in bronchopulmonary disease and may be used in the form of cold steam, hot steam, or a fog (as in an oxygen tent or a croup tent). (
  • Additionally, they found that while LSC-exosome inhalation treatment alone can elicit a therapeutic effect similar to LSC-Sec treatment, the full secretome was still the most therapeutic. (
  • Ikaria Holdings has received approval from Australia's regulatory body, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), for INOmax (nitric oxide) for inhalation. (
  • Nitrogen washout with inhalation of 100% oxygen has been suggested as a possible therapy for pneumomediastinum. (
  • The air we breathe consists mainly of two gases, nitrogen and oxygen. (
  • The conversion repeats steps over and over that compress, cool, and reheat nitrogen and oxygen until it reaches a liquid form. (
  • To convert nitrogen and oxygen gas to a liquid it must be repeatedly compressed under pressure and cooled then expanded with warming to lower the temperature further. (
  • Oxygen becomes liquid when cooled to -312 degrees Fahrenheit (-183 C) and nitrogen liquefies when cooled to -321 degrees Fahrenheit (-196 C). When the nitrogen is heated back to -312 degrees Fahrenheit (-183 C) it will evaporate leaving pure pale blue colored liquid oxygen. (
  • Administering oxygen reduces the partial pressure of nitrogen in the alveolus compared to the pleural space and a diffusion gradient for nitrogen is increased, resulting in faster resolution of the pneumothorax. (
  • Particle Size Distribution Analysis of OTC Aerosol or Powder Drug Products with Potential for Inadvertent Inhalation Exposure to Consumers. (
  • The conservative use of oxygen may reduce oxygen exposure, diminish lung and systemic oxidative injury, and thereby increase the number of ventilator-free days (days alive and free from mechanical ventilation). (
  • The airways and lungs receive continuous first-pass exposure to non-toxic and irritant or toxic gases via inhalation. (
  • Because chlorine is a gas at room temperature, most exposure occurs via inhalation. (
  • Promptly remove the patient from continued exposure and immediately institute oxygen therapy with a nonrebreather mask. (
  • Individuals suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) like emphysema without also suffering from sleep apnea have benefited from oxygen during the night. (
  • Burn injuries secondary to home oxygen therapy (HOT) have become increasingly common in recent years, yet several guidelines for HOT and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) neglect to stress the dangers of open flames. (
  • This sparks several issues regarding the risks versus benefits of oxygen prescription to current smokers, and the mention of associated hazards of open flames with oxygen in current HOT and COPD guidelines. (
  • Victims of smoke inhalation suffer a combination of injuries from airborne particles, burns to the throat and lungs, and chemical poisoning. (
  • If this isn't treated through bilevel therapy or in some cases surgery, oxygen will not reach the lungs. (
  • Your lungs absorb oxygen from the air you breathe. (
  • The oxygen enters your blood from your lungs and travels to your organs and body tissues. (
  • This allows your lungs to gather up to three times more oxygen than you would get by breathing oxygen at normal air pressure. (
  • the disease typically affects workers over age 50.Its common name comes from the fact that the inhalation of heavy deposits ofcoal dust makes miners lungs look black instead of a healthy pink. (
  • With inhalation therapy, high drug concentrations are delivered directly to the lungs via nebulizers or MDIs, and systemic adverse effects are avoided or minimized. (
  • The reason is that your nasal cavities produce the molecule nitric oxide , which chemists abbreviate NO, that increases blood flow through the lungs and boosts oxygen levels in the blood. (
  • Researchers are hoping that three principal actions of NO may help fight COVID: Dilating the pulmonary arteries and increasing blood flow through the lungs, dilating the airways and increasing oxygen delivery to the lungs and blood, and directly killing and inhibiting the growth and spread of the coronavirus in the lungs. (
  • INOmax is indicated for the treatment of near- and full-term newborns who suffer from hypoxic respiratory failure (HRF), a potentially life-threatening condition that keeps babies' lungs from delivering enough oxygen to their bodies. (
  • Acrylonitrile vapor is absorbed readily through the lungs, and inhalation is an important route of. (
  • Thus, high concentrations of oxygen should be promptly delivered. (
  • 1,20,28) Caution should be taken when using a simple mask where accurate delivery of low concentrations of oxygen is required. (
  • Inhalation of high concentrations of oxygen, esp. (
  • Many medications that are specifically intended to treat pulmonary pathophysiology can be delivered by inhalation therapy with greater efficiency and less toxicity than oral or parenteral methods. (
  • Carbon monoxide and cyanide toxicity: etiology, pathophysiology and treatment in inhalation injury. (
  • or = 0.5, absorption atelectasis, oxygen toxicity, and/or depression of ciliary and/or leukocytic function may occur. (
  • Toxicity Zinc chloride is corrosive by ingestion and highly irritant by inhalation. (
  • What is the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treating carbon monoxide (CO) toxicity? (
  • High-flow oxygen apparatus is uncomfortable to wear (Chanques), has been associated with pulmonary toxicity (Stogner) and the patient would be limited to bed. (
  • Therapy may involve the administration of gases for inhalation. (
  • Irritant gases are those that, on inhalation, dissolve in the water of the respiratory tract mucosa and provoke an inflammatory response, usually from the release of acidic or alkaline radicals. (
  • Flooding the body with oxygen forces the rapid elimination of other gases, thus reducing damage caused by toxic gases such as carbon monoxide. (
  • To avoid incidents involving oxygen and oxygen-enriched atmospheres, it is important that health care personnel handling and using these gases and associated equipment understand the associated risks and mitigation practices. (
  • Our member companies continue to produce and deliver essential products, particularly oxygen and other medical gases, in response to demand related to COVID-19. (
  • Published by the Compressed Gas Association, CGA M-24, Standard for Mitigating Oxygen Hazards in the Health Care Environment (Formerly SB-31) , provides general requirements for personnel handling and using oxygen and oxygen-rich gases and associated equipment in healthcare environments. (
  • One apparatus combines revitalizing Infrared deep therapy with oxygen inhalation. (
  • An apparatus and a system for delivering a two-tier oxidative therapy to a dental patient. (
  • About 16 percent of all residents in nursing facilities across the US received respiratory treatment in 2017, which includes using respirators/ventilators, oxygen, inhalation therapy, and other treatment. (
  • The hope is that inhaled NO will prove to be an effective therapy and lessen the need for ventilators and beds in the ICU. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy delivers oxygen quickly and in high concentrations. (
  • 1956: (US) The AAIT begins publishing a science journal, Inhalation Therapy (now RESPIRATORY CARE). (
  • 1971: (US) The journal Inhalation Therapy is renamed to Respiratory Care. (
  • The first two therapies are prophylactic treatments, geared toward preventing headaches. (
  • One of the most effective natural curative treatments of respiratory and allergic disorders is salt therapy, which mainly offers an alternative recovery possibility for people suffering from respiratory diseases and salt therapy can be used as an additional therapy of a medical treatment as well. (
  • Oxygen therapy is one of the best treatments to stop a cluster headache. (
  • 1550 BC: (EG) The Ebers Papyrus describes ancient Egyptian inhalation treatments for asthma. (
  • At a maximum of 2 Atmospheric Pressure (ATA), and closely monitored by trained staff members, 100% pure oxygen treatments are given one to two times daily with each treatment lasting about 1 hour. (
  • The therapy is based on two different, highly complementary, manual treatments for the musculoskeletal system (see below). (
  • [ 36 , 37 ] A 2017 clinical policy statement from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) concluded that it remains unclear whether HBO therapy is superior to normobaric oxygen therapy for improving long-term neurocognitive outcomes. (
  • Persistent impairment after 4 hours of normobaric oxygen therapy necessitates transfer to a hyperbaric center. (
  • Oxygen therapy is a treatment that provides you with extra oxygen to breathe in. (
  • Oxygen makes up 21% of the atmosphere we breathe, but it was not discovered as a separate gas until the late 18th century. (
  • The everyday air that you breathe can be converted to liquid oxygen. (
  • High-flow oxygen inhalation therapy, in which you breathe oxygen through a face mask to relieve headache pain. (
  • The increased oxygen you breathe and absorb though your skin and into your bone marrow will also increase the oxygen your blood carries to body tissues. (
  • Singlet oxygen consists of an oxygen molecule containing more energy that the oxygen we usually breathe. (
  • You will breathe 100% oxygen in 30 minute sets, taking air breaks for 5 minutes. (
  • The air we breathe daily contains 21 percent oxygen which is not enough to serve this purpose. (
  • The emergency treatment of smoke inhalation offers perhaps the single best reason for the healthcare community to demand 24/7 access to hyperbaric chambers across the US. (
  • Oxygen can be administered via nasal cannulae, Venturi masks, nonrebreathing masks, continuous positive-pressure ventilation devices, endotracheal tubes, or in airtight or hyperbaric chambers, depending on the needs of the patient. (
  • Hyperbaric chambers are known to help scuba divers treat decompression sickness, but researchers also discovered that oxygen delivered at a high pressure could increase the oxygen amount in the cells of the body to promote healing of damaged tissues. (
  • It involves breathing oxygen in a pressurized chamber or tube. (
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves the administration of 100% oxygen at a controlled pressure which is greater than surface pressure. (
  • Symptomatic therapy is meant to stop or shorten a headache. (
  • Symptomatic therapy includes oxygen inhalation, sumatriptan injection, and application of local anesthetics inside the nose. (
  • No side effects of the nebulised surfactant therapy or aerosol inhalation were reported. (
  • Continuous or nocturnal oxygen therapy in hypoxemic chronic obstructive lung disease: a clinical trial. (
  • Read the pages Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Cyanide Poisoning in the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society resource library to learn more about carbon monoxide poisoning and carbon monooxide poisoning complicated by cyanide poisoning, the rationale for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and key clinical evidence, outcomes, and success factors. (
  • Medical therapy depends on the clinical status of the patient. (
  • Respiratory journal articles, Pulmonology journals , Respiratory therapy journals , Clinical respiratory journals , Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, Canadian Respiratory Journal, Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. (
  • We encourage interested parties to undertake well-designed clinical trials to assess the clinical effectiveness of HBO therapy in other subgroups of diabetic lower extremity ulcers. (
  • Need is determined by measurement of inadequate oxygen tensions and/or saturations, by invasive or noninvasive methods, and/or the presence of clinical indicators as previously described. (
  • Outcome is determined by clinical and physiologic assessment to establish adequacy of patient response to therapy. (
  • Using a special instrument called a Valkion Unit, normal air oxygen can be converted into singlet oxygen in a clinical setting. (
  • This system may be more efficacious at stopping a cluster headache attack than the currently prescribed oxygen delivery system. (
  • Many practices involved in preterm neonatal stabilization at birth are not evidence based, including oxygen administration and positive pressure lung inflation, and they may at times be harmful. (
  • The finding that products released by lung stem cells can be just as efficacious, if not more so, than the stem cells themselves in treating pulmonary fibrosis can be a major finding that can have implications in many other diseases where stem cell therapy is being developed," says Kenneth Adler, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor at NC State and a co-author of the paper. (
  • Black lung disease is the common name for coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP)or anthracosis, a lung disease of older workers in the coal industry, causedby inhalation, over many years, of small amounts of coal dust. (
  • Human MDIs are designed to provide optimal lung delivery after actuation during a slow, deep inhalation. (
  • Asynchronous independent lung ventilation has been reported as a therapy for pneumomediastinum. (
  • Both carbon monoxide (CO) and cyanide bind to hemoglobin in red blood cells and block their capacity to carry oxygen to cells and tissues. (
  • The extra oxygen moves through your blood and to your organs and body tissues. (
  • This abundance of oxygen in your tissues enhances the repair of tissue damage. (
  • It is considered to be a more effective treatment than forcing oxygen into tissues by topical applications. (
  • Methylxanthines reduce the frequency of apnea of prematurity and the need for mechanical ventilation during the first seven days of therapy. (
  • Therapy such as oxygen, mechanical ventilation and antibiotics is discussed. (
  • Oxygen therapy should not be used in lieu of but in addition to mechanical ventilation when ventilatory support is indicated. (
  • The mechanism of action of oxygen as a cyanide antidote is unclear, but it potentiates the effect of other antidotes. (
  • Cyanide and methemoglobin kinetics in smoke inhalation victims treated with the cyanide antidote kit. (
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen (Hard Chamber) Therapy? (
  • The technique may be implemented in a multiplace chamber (usually a large steel cylinder) pressurized with air while the patient breathes 100% oxygen. (
  • In theory, nocturnal oxygen therapy should be beneficial by improving oxygenation and relievint tissue hypoxia, however, the results have been mixed, and in some cases oxygen may be harmful to your health. (
  • Flow oxygen is used medically for inhalation therapy generally for arterial oxygenation. (
  • INOmax therapy has been shown to reduce the need for a highly invasive surgical procedure known as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO. (
  • High pressure oxygen causes constriction of the blood vessels without reducing oxygenation (hypoxia). (
  • 6. The value of chelation therapy following zinc ingestion has not been confirmed. (
  • Acrylonitrile is poisonous by inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. (
  • The oxygen tent had been introduced in the 1920s, and Barach turned the device into a closed system by adding ice chunks for cooling and soda lime for the absorption of the patient's exhaled carbon dioxide. (
  • Start with the following resources to explore current research activities and the peer-reviewed medical literature on hyperbaric oxygen therapy for smoke inhalation. (
  • Oxygen (O 2 ) therapy is one of the most commonly employed medical interventions. (
  • Certain medical conditions can cause your blood oxygen levels to be too low. (
  • Excerpts quoted are from the early medical literature on oxygen therapy, and also from publications aimed at the general public. (
  • Oxygen Bars started selling non-medical oxygen for about one dollar a minute for recreational use. (
  • Developed by Asclepius Meditec, Hydrogen Oxygen Generator with Nebulizer has received the National Innovative Class III medical device certificate by NMPA (Chinese National Medical Products Administration) in 2020, marking another milestone in the history of hydrogen-oxygen medicine. (
  • Through our partner, BOC Medical, with its 60 years of experience in Australia, we look forward to bringing this important therapy to neonatal critical care across the Australian continent. (
  • oxygen therapy is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary . (
  • Medical oxygen plays an essential role in delivering patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. (
  • This poster, provided by the Compressed Gas Association, provides basic safety information for health care environments where medical oxygen is in use. (
  • It includes critical steps that health care facilities can take to reduce the risk of medical oxygen fires. (
  • Members of the Compressed Gas Association stand ready to meet the medical oxygen needs of health care providers in the U.S. and Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. (
  • Throughout this crisis, medical oxygen suppliers need to closely communicate with health care facility customers in order to monitor the situation together and reallocate resources as necessary to respond to spikes in demand. (
  • CGA has published two free posters, which medical oxygen suppliers can share with customers. (
  • They are given in different ways: by mouth, by inhalation, by continuous intravenous infusion (directly into the vein) and continuous subcutaneous infusion (beneath the skin). (
  • In the currently recommended dosing strategy of continuous flow 100% oxygen given via a non-rebreather face mask at 7-15L/min, the time to improvement can sometimes take upwards of 20-30 minutes and is not effective for all cluster headache sufferers. (
  • Others use an oxygen concentrator, which pulls oxygen out of the air. (
  • ABSTRACT: Supplemental or "extra" oxygen is one of the most widely used therapies for people admitted to the hospital. (
  • Subsequently, Dr. Alvarez noted that the treatment with 100 percent oxygen at a flow of six to eight liters a minute would often produce relief. (
  • They use 100 percent oxygen for eight to nine liters a minute for up to 30 minutes. (
  • Normally, the air we breath is 21 percent oxygen. (
  • Total emitted dose of salbutamol sulphate at different inhalation flows and inhalation volumes through different types of dry powder inhalers. (
  • The aim of the present study was to compare the performance of two different dry powder inhalers (DPIs) at different inhalations volumes and inhalation flows. (
  • Caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity reduces the rate of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in infants with very low birth weight. (
  • The way in which oxygen inhalation reduces headache pain is unknown. (
  • Chlorine is a strong oxidizing element causing the hydrogen to split from water in moist tissue, resulting in nascent oxygen and hydrogen chloride that cause corrosive tissue damage. (
  • Liquid oxygen should not be confused with liquid hydrogen that is created by using a method of compression. (
  • Learn how Earth Clinic readers successfully used Hydrogen Peroxide Inhalation to treat multiple ailments. (
  • A demand valve delivers oxygen to the user as soon as they try to inhale from an attached mask or mouth tube. (
  • As the user starts to inhale, the slight drop in pressure within the mouth piece or mask lifts a valve and starts the oxygen flow. (
  • You will get the oxygen through a nose tube (cannula), a mask, or a tent. (
  • They were treated with oxygen with a nasal type of mask and a flow of six to eight liters a minute. (
  • He eliminated the other associated factors involved with the inhalation of a gas, such as the gas tank and the oxygen mask. (
  • Oxygen therapy is usually provided via a non-rebreather mask. (
  • High tissue oxygen levels can be achieved only with hyperbaric oxygen. (
  • Even with a reduction in blood flow, enough extra oxygen is carried by the blood so a net increase in tissue oxygen delivery occurs with hyperbaric oxygen. (
  • Avoid exertion to limit tissue oxygen demand. (
  • Do not aggressively treat acidosis with a pH above 7.15 because it results in a rightward shift in the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve, increasing tissue oxygen availability. (
  • Inhalation injury: epidemiology, pathology, treatment strategies. (
  • Algorithm for managing injury from smoke inhalation. (
  • Robotic therapy is becoming increasingly common for gait rehabilitation after stroke or spinal cord injury, using an exoskeleton robotic device (e.g. (
  • The September 11 attacks in 2001 and forest fires in U.S. states such as California and Nevada are examples of incidents that have caused smoke inhalation injury. (
  • this increases the delivery of oxygen to the cells even in cases of tissue injury where less oxygen gets to. (
  • Smoke inhalation is the leading cause of death related to fire. (
  • HyperbaricLink recommends the following websites for anyone seeking authoritative information, patient advocacy, and community support for smoke inhalation. (
  • Cyanide intoxication as part of smoke inhalation--a review on diagnosis and treatment from the emergency perspective. (
  • Suspected cyanide poisoning in smoke inhalation: complications of sodium nitrite therapy. (
  • Hospital management of poisoning in victims suffering from smoke inhalation. (
  • Oxygen poses a fire risk, so you should never smoke or use flammable materials when using oxygen. (
  • 1 casualty, self rescued, suffered smoke inhalation. (
  • Inhalation - Zinc chloride inhalation from smoke screen generators or smoke bombs may cause transient cough, sore throat, hoarseness, a metallic taste and chest pain. (
  • ARDS after accidental inhalation of zinc chloride smoke. (
  • Since the current COVID-19 development requires drastic socio-political measures again, we are unfortunately forced to temporarily close our thermal baths and hotels at all three locations the Kurhotel Vitana Bad Hall and the therapy centers Bad Schallerbach and Bad Hall are still available, Bad Ischl is closed. (